Daily Archives: October 24, 2019

Thursday October 24th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Yesterday, we worked on our song analysis and this was to be posted to your blog: Tag

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* “Building Understanding”:   you worked on an activity where you chose your own song then you analyzed it.  You must have chosen the song you did as it may have some meaning for you.  You are now to complete a “Building Understanding” for the song you chose connecting it to our inquiry theme.

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*Core Competency:  on the essay/process for “The Metaphor”.  You are responsible for completing a core competency for this process/essay.

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*Please study the poetry terms….you will have a quiz on the poetry terms…

-Figurative Language Worksheets: Practice identifying poetic terms

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Where will your path lead you: Carpe Diem

You will be creating a Chart on Office 365….and in groups (of three hopefully!) you will be analyzing the following poems.  What will your path be?  my hope is that you not only analyze these poems, but also discuss their meaning…you will need the analyzing poetry sheet

“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

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“If” by Rudyard Kipling

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“Oh Captain My Captain” by Walt Whitman

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“I Too Sing America” by Langston Hughes

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“Art Reflecting Life” by Thomas King

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Thursday October 24th, 2019

Good Morning,

*You will be writing a poetry quiz today

*You will be finishing up your venn diagrams:  where are we at?

-Spoken word:  start to brainstorm ideas

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-spoken word criteria

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-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

 

-Spoken word:  yesterday, you worked on brainstorming for your topic for spoken word.  Today, you can start to work on actually writing your spoken word….

*Reminder:  Poetry Test will be next week.

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